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Occupancy Rate

The number of units in a building with renters, expressed as a percentage of all units. For example, an apartment building with 100 units and 40 resident families has a 40% occupancy rate. It is the opposite of the vacancy rate.
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occupancy rate

The ratio of rented property to the total available for rent.It is the flip side of the vacancy rate. Occupancy rates may be calculated by number of units, number of square feet, or by dollar value of rentals, also called the economic occupancy rate.

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"The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will no doubt have had a positive influence on occupancy rates with teams, staff and spectators staying in the city.
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Most skilled nursing operators will probably not be surprised by recent national data showing that the sector's occupancy rates have been recovering over the past year.
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In west Little Rock, the Koger Office Park, with 330,700 SF, enjoyed some of the highest occupancy rates despite being the most expensive.
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Kuwait's Al Rai Daily has reported that hotel occupancy rates during the new year period in the country have witnessed new highs.
The 170-room hotel in northeastern Seoul had an occupancy rate between 70 percent and 80 percent according to the hotel, and less than 70 percent according to its competitors.
Passenger occupancy rate on Khasab-Shinas route reached 43 percent.
"This Eid was amazing and a very successful one as all hotels were packed with a 90pc occupancy rate on average," said Five-Star Hotels Society chairman Abdulnabi Al Daylami.
Summary: The average occupancy rate at Beirut hotels stood at 56.1 percent during the 1996-2014 period.